Australia eyes Bahrain as a regional food hub in Bahrain

  • Date: 23-Jun-2022
  • Source: 24×7 News
  • Sector: Agriculture
  • Country: Bahrain
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Australia eyes Bahrain as a regional food hub in Bahrain

Manama: Mahmood Rafique, Editor: Australia and Bahrain are holding talks on enhancing cooperation in areas of food security, agriculture, transfer of technology and mechanized farming with Bahrain.

Mark Donovan, the newly appointed Australian Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Australia to Bahrain on the sidelines of an event said that it was imperative to deliberate upon the evolving challenges such as food security and explore the opportunities to enhance the cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain.

This came as the visiting Australian delegation during their visit to Bahrain met with Bahrain Government and sectoral leaders and discussed shared areas of interest and how to deal with evolving challenges posed by issues such as Food Security.

“With issues like climate change and when the Gulf countries are looking at food security, Australia is keen to enhance cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain. Pandemic has been difficult, but Bahrain has navigated through these economic challenges successfully and it is very encouraging to see partnership between Australia and Bahrain in trade, investments, and food security,” the Ambassador said.

“Australian exports to Bahrain are mostly commodity driven and Australia ranks 21st among Bahrain’s exporting partners and ranks 3rd as Australia’s importing partner,” Ambassador said while highlighting

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